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2019 Emergency Grants: Visual Arts

57 Projects Supported to date

Joeun Kim Aatchim (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in September to present Café Anxiety Drawing Club International at the Drawing Center in New York, September 12.

Laida Aguirre (Los Angeles, CA), an artist and architectural designer, received a grant in October to present [ a kit of these some parts ] x budget gym ] at Materials and Applications in Los Angeles, October 19-January 5, 2020, with performances October 19 and November 2.

Sol Aramendi (Long Island City, NY), a social practice artist, received a grant in October to present El Workers' Studio at the Queens Museum in Queens, November 10-January 12, 2020.

Keren Benbenisty (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in January to install her solo exhibition Jaydia at Soloway Gallery in Brooklyn, January 20-February 24.

Caitlin Berrigan (Brooklyn, NY), a performance and video artist, received a grant in August to present Imaginary Explosions at Art in General in Brooklyn, September 4-November 14.

Chiraag Bhakta (San Francisco, CA), a printmaker, photographer, collage, and assemblage artist, received a grant in October to present Why You So Negative? at Human Resources LA in Los Angeles, October 18-28.

Dulcee Boehm and Ruth K Burke (Grand Rapids, MI), visual artists, received a grant in July to present Dulcee Boehm & Ruth K Burke at Project Three Gallery, in Akron, OH, August 10-September 6.

Sera Boeno (Baltimore, MD), a visual artist, received a grant in March to present her solo exhibition Kelimeler Kiyafetsiz (:Words Naked/Are Not Enough) at the Hamiltonian Gallery in Washington, D.C., April 6-May 13, with performances April 6 and 19.

Ben Thorp Brown (Brooklyn, NY), a video artist, received a grant in January to install Gropius Memory Palace at Display Gallery in Berlin, Germany, February 8-March 1.

Daniel Chew and Micaela Durand (Brooklyn, NY), film and video artists, received a grant in January to screen first in the International Film Festival Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands, January 23-February 3.

Fiona Connor (Los Angeles, CA), a sculptor and installation artist, received a grant in January to install Bodied Knowledge, Support Systems in the University Art Gallery at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, CA, January 19-February 16.

Beatriz Cortez (Los Angeles, CA), a sculptor, received a grant in January to install Nomad 13 at the Craft & Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles, January 12-May 12.

Priyanka Dasgupta and Chad Marshall (New York, NY), visual artists, received a grant in June to present Pigeonhole: The Life and Work of Bobby Alam at the Knockdown Center, in Queens, June 29-August 18.

Ryan Dewey (Cleveland, OH), a sculptor and installation artist, received a grant in January to install Lines of Descent at Sculpture Center in Cleveland, OH, January 25-March 15.

Sarita Dougherty and champoy (Los Angeles, CA), visual artists, received a grant in May to present Tagolilong: Hidden in Plain Sight at Pinta*Dos Gallery, in San Pedro, CA, May 18 – June 30.

Luba Drozd (Brooklyn, NY), a video, sound, and installation artist, received a grant in August to present Tarsainn in a group show organized by Lauren Klenow in partnership with Wallplay in a former Abercrombie and Fitch store in New York, August 8-September 2.

Sandra Erbacher (Lawrenceville, NJ), a sculptor, photographer, installation, and sound artist, received a grant in May to present The Return of History in the exhibition Paperwork at the International Studio & Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, June 4 – September 6.

Chris Filippone (Oakland, CA), a filmmaker, received a grant in February to screen How to Breathe in Kern County at the Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 12-16.

Ivan Forde (New York, NY), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in August to present an exhibition of new work at Visitor Welcome Center in Los Angeles, September 21-October 26 with a performance on September 21.

Jorge González (San Juan, PR), a visual artist, received a grant in April to present Una Extranjera Peligrosa: Escuela de Oficios (A Dangerous Foreigner: School of Crafts) in the group exhibition Unraveling Collective Forms at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions in Los Angeles, April 3-May 25.

Maury Gortemiller (Decatur, GA), a photographer, received a grant in August to present Do the Priest in Different Voices at Aff Galerie in Berlin, September 7-October 5.

Helen Hawley (Madison, WI), a visual artist, received a grant in September to present In Time, Its Flow in the 2019 Wisconsin Triennial at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art in Madison, WI, October 19, 2019-February 16, 2020.

Anna Hepler (Greenfield, MA), a sculptor and installation artist, received a grant in July to install Mooring in the Boavista Biennale in Newfoundland, Canada, August 17-September 15.

Riley Holloway (Plano, TX), a painter, received a grant in July to install Made In America at the African American Museum of Dallas, August 10-September 7.

Melissa Hopson (Indianapolis, IN), a sculptor, received a grant in April to present Untitled (foot cast) in the exhibition Sie machen was sie wollen (They do what they want) at Boris Georgiev City Art Gallery in Varna, Bulgaria, April 25-June 9.

John Hulsey (Los Angeles, CA), a video and installation artist, received a grant in March to present This Side of History during Cinéma du Réel at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, France, March 15-18.

Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich (Brooklyn, NY), a filmmaker and visual artist, received a grant in February to present Spit on the Broom during Simone Leigh's solo exhibition, Loophole of Retreat, at the Guggenheim Museum of Art in New York, April 1-August 1.

Rehab El Sadek Ibrahim (Austin, TX), a conceptual artist, received a grant in May to present The Memory Palace at Big Medium Gallery, in Austin, TX, June 7 – July 6.

Pauline Jennings and Heather Clark (Jericho, VT), a choreographer and a sculptor, received a grant in May to present neighboring|towns at Hamiltonian Gallery in Washington, D.C., May 18 – June 22.

William E. Jones (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist and filmmaker, received a grant in September to present an exhibition of collage works at Private Places in Portland, OR, October 5-November 8, and a film screening at Yale Union in Portland, OR, on October 6.

Caroline Key (Brooklyn, NY), a filmmaker, received a grant in September to present Khôra in Soft & Wet, a group exhibition at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space in New York, September 18-November 16.

Baseera Khan (Brooklyn, NY), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in August to present Privacy Control in the exhibition Beyond Geographies: Contemporary Art and Muslim Experience at BRIC Arts Media House in Brooklyn, September 12-November 17 with a performance on September 12.

Herbert Johnson III (Bloomington, MN), a dancer and choreographer, received a grant in July to present StagNATION in the ATOM Choreographic Series in Sofia, Bulgaria, September 13.

YoungEun Kim Pasadena, CA), an installation and sound artist, received a grant in April to present Bones of Sound at Visitor Welcome Center in Los Angeles, May 25-June 29.

Leander Knust (New York, NY), a sculptor, received a grant in March to permanently install Re-Material Wall at the 111th Street People's Garden in New York, April 14 and on view in perpetuity.

Dionne Lee (Oakland, CA), a photographer, video, and collage artist, received a grant in June to present Dionne Lee at Interface Gallery, in Oakland, CA, June 28-August 4.

Timothy Lee (Hicksville, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in September to present Pillow Talk (Mask for Masc) at the National YoungArts Foundation Gallery in Miami, October 2-December 7.

Alexandra Lerman (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in February to present Soldiers of the Sun in Beauty: Plus-Minus at Manege Central Exhibition Hall in Saint Petersburg, Russia, March 1-May 1.

Kelly Lloyd (Clarksburg, MD), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in October to present Exceptional Promise during Art Licks Weekend 2019 at Dirty House Gallery in London, UK, October 18-November 1, with a performance on October 18.

Tyler Macri (San Francisco, CA), a filmmaker and visual artist, received a grant in October to present Pond in the 55th Chicago International Film Festival in Chicago, October 20-21.

Victoria Manganiello (Brooklyn, NY), a textile artist, received a grant in May to present Computer 1.0 at Currents Santa Fe, in Santa Fe, NM, May 24 – August 9.

Shanna Maurizi (Brooklyn, NY), an artist and filmmaker, received a grant in April to present Sunken Treasure at Art Kino Croatia in Rijeka, Croatia, May 23.

Susan Metrican (Fairfield, IA), a painter, received a grant in April to present a solo exhibition of her work at the Unity Gallery at Maharishi University in Fairfield, IA, April 20-May 24 with performance on April 20.

Asif Mian (Brooklyn, NY), a sculptor, video, and performance artist, received a grant in May to present Diffuse Ghostly, Sieve and Weave in the exhibition Always, Already, Haunting, 'disss-co,' Haunt at The Kitchen, in New York, May 24 – June 15.

Johana Moscoso (Memphis, TN), a sculptor, fiber, and performance artist, received a grant in August to present Machera Floors at Clough-Hanson Gallery of Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, September 6-October 12.

Yue Nakayama (Houston, TX), an installation and performance artist, received a grant in April to present You're every song I ever sing at Alabama Song in Houston, April 26-May 17.

The Ozhope Collective (Richmond, VA), an art collective, received a grant in February to exhibit Row at University of Malawi, Chancellor College in Zomba, Malawi, March 4-16.

Laura Perez and Christopher Ryan Williams (Los Angeles, CA), video, installation, and sound artists, received a grant in September to present I Ain't Got No Spare at CultureHub in Los Angeles, September 13-21.

Sreshta Rit Premnath (Brooklyn, NY), a sculptor, video, and mixed media artist, received a grant in May to present Those Who Wait at Westfälischer Kunstverein in Münster, Germany, June 14 – August 18.

Stephanie Ramirez (League City, TX), a photographer and installation artist, received a grant in October to present some/where,some/when at Women and Their Work in Austin, TX November 23-January 9, 2020.

LJ Roberts (Brooklyn, NY), a collage and textile artist, received a grant in April to present Stormé at Stonewall in the exhibition Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, May 3-December 8.

Guadalupe Rosales (Los Angeles, CA), an artist and archivist, received a grant in May to present All That Can Happen in the exhibition Always, Already, Haunting, “disss-co," Haunt at The Kitchen in New York, May 24 – June 15.

Alan Ruiz (Brooklyn, NY), a sculptor, received a grant in April to present Intterplay at 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA, May 17-June 29.

Rose Salane (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in April to present The System Doesn't Respond at MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, MA, April 23-May 26.

Amie Siegel (Brooklyn, NY), a filmmaker, photographer, installation, and performance artist, received a grant in July to present The Sleepers in the group exhibition The Watchers at The 8th Floor, in New York, July 11-October 12.

Corinne Spencer (Brooklyn, NY), a video artist, received a grant in July to present HUNGER in the group exhibition Root Shock at the Kniznick Gallery at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, July 15-October 10.

Kenneth Tam (Brooklyn, NY), a video artist, received a grant in August to present Kenneth Tam: Details at the Visual Art Center at the University of Texas in Austin, September 20-December 6.

Jeff Thompson (Jersey City, NJ), a visual artist, received a grant in February to present Turker Computers in Who Does What? at Drugo More Gallery in Rijeka, Croatia, February 14-March 7.

Gabriela Vainsencher (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in February to present Rendered Void at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, March 15-April 14.

Nafis White (Providence, RI), a sculptor, photographer, and installation artist, received a grant in October to present The Atlas of Dreams at Sutton Street Gallery Space, Providence, RI, November 21-December 13.

Derick Whitson (Galveston, TX), a photographer and video artist, received a grant in May to present Sugar (Chapter II) at The Galveston Artist Residency Gallery in Galveston, TX, June 8 – July 20.

Zhiyuan Yang (Brooklyn, NY), an interdisciplinary visual artist, received a grant in January to install The Way It Is at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, January 9-February 3.

Millicent Young (Kingston, NY), a sculptor, received a grant in April to present When There Were Birds at Jane 11 Street Installation Art and Performance Space in Saugerties, NY, March 30-April 30.